Upcoming ASBC LABS Meeting

Register now for the ASBC LABS Meeting on July 27 at New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO. Scientific topics will include crowdsourcing science, the tetrad method, and building a sensory program from the ground up

Take the Annual Meeting Survey

If you attended the ASBC Annual Meeting, check your e-mail from June 22 for the meeting survey. Your feedback will help shape the programming for future ASBC meetings. Thank you for your feedback!

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ASBC 2015 Annual Meeting Summary

Britton.jpg On behalf of the ASBC Board of Directors, I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to the overwhelming success of the Annual Meeting! We welcomed more than 300 attendees June 14–17 to La Quinta, CA, and greeted everyone with more than thirty creative poster presentations, eleven technical sessions, four interactive workshops, six special interest sessions, three guest speakers, and the opportunity to reconnect with contemporaries from around the world.







    ASBC 2015 Awards

    Congratulations to those who received the following Awards at the 2015 ASBC Annual Meeting:

    • Award of Distinction: Xiang Yin
    • Honorary Life Member: Brian Williams (posthumous)
    • Eric Kneen Memorial Award: Christina Schmidt, Martin Biendl, Annika Lagemann, Georg Stettner, Christian Vogt, Andreas Dunkel, and Thomas Hofmann





    Journal of the ASBC Editor’s Pick: Contribution of Hop Hard Resins Extracted from Different Hop Varieties to Beer Quality Parameters

    Brewers primarily focus on the soft resins of hops, notably the alpha-acids. However Cynthia Almaguer and colleagues from Weihenstephan and Cork found that that hard resins derived from the oxidation of the soft resins have a positive impact on taste and bitterness of beer.





    What do Sandra Bullock, Bruce Willis, Tom Arnold, Chevy Chase, and Kris Kristofferson have in common?



    Do you use a sensory panel?



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